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Karasjok vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Karasjok, Norway and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 3,198 km or 1,988 mi.
  • To reach Karasjok in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 45.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Karasjok bearing 118° or ESE .
  • Karasjok has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Karasjok is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) more in Karasjok. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 416 mm (16.4 in) less which is equivalent to 416 l/m² (10.21 US gal/ft²) or 4,160,000 l/ha (444,732 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.3° lower in Karasjok than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Karasjok relative to Nuuk/ Godthåb. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nuuk/ Godthåb vs Karasjok.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) 1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 0 (+1) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-15) -8 (-15) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -6 (-12) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -9 (-17) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -22 (-1) -33 (-1) -37 (-1) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -17 (-1) -26 (-1) -34 (-1) -47 (-2) -47 (-2) -53 (-2) -35 (-1) -416 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +5 (+18) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +5 (+16)   +51 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 56' -1h 24' -0h 12' +0h 51' +3h 09' +3h 47' +4h 00' +1h 25' +0h 10' -0h 54' -3h 15' -3h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.1 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -5.2 -4.9 -5.5   -5.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +7 +5 -3 -8 -18 -22 -21 -15 -5 +7 +11 +9   -4.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.5 (-14) -7.4 (-13) -2.9 (-5) -0.8 (-1) -0.8 (-1) +1.2 (+2) +2.3 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +1.1 (+2) +0.2 (+0) -3.3 (-6) -5.9 (-11) -1.8 (-3)

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